Sermon Series
  • 1. The Greedy Tenants

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2020
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    Always remember these two principles: God is the owner and we are His stewards. Owner have rights; stewards have responsibilities.

    The Parable of the Tenants is an allegory a story in which each of the elements has a symbolic meaning: a) The owner of the vineyard was God b) The vineyard is the nation of Israel. c) The tenants were the Jewish religious leadership. d) The servants represent God’s prophets. e) The other more

  • 2. Kingdom Investments

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2020
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    Jesus used this parable to dispel any hopeful rumors that the time of the kingdom had arrived.

    KEY POINTS IN THE PASSAGE: 1. The Lord Jesus promised to return for us. READ: Luke 19:12 He said, “A nobleman was called away to a distant empire to be crowned king and then return. A. THE NOBLEMAN. The nobleman is Jesus. B. THE FAR COUNTRY. "A distant country" means that He cannot more

  • 3. God, I Thank You That I’m Not Like Other People!

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2020
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    Humility Is a Choice. The Pharisee’s lack of humility and abundance of pride was his problem.

    DEVELOPING BIBLICAL HUMILITY: 1. Do not point a finger to others. EXPLANATION: - We are saved by God's atonement and mercy, not by our righteous deeds. - Righteousness is NOT a human achievement instead of a gift of God’s grace. Luke 18:9 (PHILLIPS) “Then He gave this more

  • 4. The Real Outcasts

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2020
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     The tax collectors and prostitutes were not welcome by religious people. They were the lowest of the low.  According to the religious leaders tax collectors and prostitutes would have no part in the kingdom of God.  But in God’s eyes, who are the real outcasts?

    Intro to main points: The first son was rebellious but repented. The second son talked a good game but disobeyed his father. The command of the father was to work in the vineyard, therefore this parable is not only about salvation but also of Christian service. IN THIS PARABLE, JESUS TEACHES more

  • 5. Keep On Praying!

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2020
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    - This parable teaches us that God is not an unjust judge but a loving Father. - Don’t stop praying. - “When life is rough pray, when life is great pray.” Anonymous

    What will happen when we fail to pray? 1. When we fail to pray, we will FAINT. V. 1 Luke 18:1 One day Jesus told his disciples a story to show that they should always pray and never give up. Explanation: - Luke 18, Jesus tells the story of a widow who refuses to give up. - The more

  • 6. Where Will You Spend Eternity?

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2020
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    If you were to take your final breath right now in this very moment where will you spend eternity? Heaven or Hell?

    THE CONTRAST: 1. RICH MAN. A man who was extremely rich, wealthy, respected and lived in extreme luxury on a daily basis. - TO BE CLOTHED IN PURPLE, indicated great wealth. Purple was an expensive dye made from mollusks found in the Mediterranean Sea - Luke 16:19 Jesus said, “There was a more

  • 7. That's Not Fair!

    Contributed on Oct 5, 2020
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    - This Parable is the answer of the Lord to Peter’s question in Matthew 19:27. - The parable is emphasizing a right attitude in service.

    WHAT DOES THIS PARABLE TEACH US ABOUT GOD? - Watch this sermon at 1. God is a generous God. - It was the landowner’s money and he could do with it as it pleased him. - Matthew 20:15 Is it against the law for me to do what I want with my money? more

  • 8. Come, For Everything Is Now Ready.

    Contributed on Oct 19, 2020
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    In the time of Jesus’ earthly ministry a Jewish wedding was a big deal that could last a week or more.

    UNDERSTANDING THE PARABLE: a) The king is God. V. 2 b) The son is Jesus. V. 2 c) The invited guests are the people of Israel. V. 3 d) The first slaves are the O. T. prophets. V. 3 e) The 2nd and 3rd sets of slaves are Christians. Vv. 4 & 8 f) The burned city is Jerusalem. V. 7 g) The good and more